Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Media On The Attack

I want to prepare you, dear reader, for the onslaught that is about to befall the Republicans and John McCain. We all know that the mainstream media is in the tank for Obama, but we are about to see the lengths they will go to get him elected. The media is on a mission and I want you to understand and realize that whatever you are seeing on television or reading in news reports, it is all designed to help Barack Obama. The media is in a fighting mode; they feel that they are close to victory so expect them to turn up the heat. Take a look at the quote below that a media source sent Instapundit, on the condition of anonymity :

Off the record, every suspicion you have about MSM being in the tank for O is true. We have a team of 4 people going thru dumpsters in Alaska and 4 in Arizona. Not a single one looking into Acorn, Ayers or Freddiemae. Editor refuses to publish anything that would jeopardize election for O, and betting you dollars to donuts same is true at NYT, others. People cheer when CNN or NBC run another Palin-mocking but raising any reasonable inquiry into Obama is derided or flat out ignored. The fix is in, and its working.

As we get closer to this election, one Obama might very well win if McCain doesn’t go on serious offence, this is what you should be looking for from our media in the near future.

Palin Debate, Even If She Wins She Loses- Our so called “conservative media commentators” the ones that are supposed to be on our side, have turned into gutless wimps. So eager are they to be liked by their liberal pals they will go along with the media spin of the debates. If Sarah even has one moment, one little thing off about her performance, they are going to pounce. Even if Joe Biden makes several mistakes or gives weak answers its not going to matter. The media has their marching orders. Its going to be up to talk radio and frankly bloggers to tell the truth about what happens at the debate. Remember, you know what you are watching; if you think she did well others will too. Don’t trust what you hear on television, don’t trust the polls, remember there is a narrative going on and they are trying to depress our vote. Don’t let them.

McCain Death Stories- This AP story is just the beginning:

McCain would be the oldest president to begin a first term in office. By the end of a second term, Jan. 20, 2017, he would have a 24.44 percent chance of dying, compared with 5.76 percent for Obama, the firm estimates.

The firm estimates that McCain has a health expectancy of 8.4 years, while Obama can expect another 21.9 years of good health. The calculations are from January 2009, covering two terms in office for either candidate. McCain, if he's like others in his age group, would have a cushion of just about five months.

This is just complete and utter manipulation on the AP’s part. John McCain if he is elected will have the best health care in the world. Dick Cheney had how many heart surgeries in office? Cheney is a guy who should frankly not be with us any longer, but he is and so will McCain. Scare tactics to be sure, but expect media outlets to pick up on this story and expand it.

Final Thoughts- This is going to be an all out media assault. Its going to come from entertainment shows like Saturday Night Live and every other media outlet. The media does not care this year about their credibility; they just want to win. Steve Schmidt needs to unleash some genius maneuvers like we saw with the “celebrity” ads. Now’s the time Steve, lets get this going. Also to the media, be careful what you wish for. If Obama wins and it’s a Democratic congress, who are you going to blame then?

7 comments:

Ann Pruitt said...

Great Blog Nancy... I honestly think you belong on Fox News! McCain better sharpen up and the old addage "Age and experience can beat youth and exuberance" better start to come into play soon.

Obama has made it clear that he will threaten, cheat, lie and even STEAL the election.

Ohio is helping him by busing in a large group of young kool-aid drinkers who would likely never bother to register and vote-- and giving them a ballot right then (knowing of course that these youngsters will likely vote for Obama)-- these kids have no idea that this man is determined to take their freedom and their futures while his wife tells them to seek low jobs "don't try to be doctors or lawyers--it's too much headache!"... I wonder if she is telling that to her OWN girls!

Keep up the good fight Nancy.

Bob said...
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Bob said...

Bravo!...I absolutely could not agree with you more

Jolly Roger said...

Given Johnny's relentless assaults on the media, what did anyone think would eventually happen? And before that, his gaffes were getting edited out of broadcast interviews. Who does he have to blame for how he gets treated now?

It's a funny thing-if you slap people around, most of them will slap back eventually. Ask David Letterman.

ep said...

Curious of what you thought of the debates. I put a review up here: http://anotherdamnblog.com/index.php/review-of-the-vp-debate/
would love to get your input.

Kevin Barbieux said...
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Kevin Barbieux said...

Ayers and Acorn and FM were looked at by the media and found be to non-issues - all to the chagrin of the Right trying make Obama look flawed.

Thankfully, the Media has learned that it shouldn't bite at everything that presents itself as bait.